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Arctic ice could vanish within 10 years: Scientists


August 13th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Arctic sea ice could vanish within 10 years as it is melting much faster than previously believed, thanks to global warming, warn scientists, claiming that the ... Read more...

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Greenpeace to collect one million signatures for Arctic


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow/Rio De Janeiro, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Greenpeace has plans to collect one million signatures via the Internet to support a project against oil drilling and unsustainable ... Read more...

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Britain braces for Arctic cold


April 14th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Britain is bracing for another bout of Arctic weather over the next few days with temperatures plunging to their lowest since Christmas.Fierce winds will roar in ... Read more...

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First ever wedding held at North Pole


April 14th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norwegian explorer Borge Ousland and his bride Helge became the first couple ever to get married at the North Pole.According to Russian expedition Barneo-2012, the ... Read more...

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Russian yacht goes missing in Antarctic


April 7th, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A world-record breaking yacht with a crew of four Russians and four Ukrainians on board has gone missing off the Antarctic coast while performing a ... Read more...

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Pandit Jasraj sings in Antarctica


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) In a rare achievement, noted classical singer Pandit Jasraj, who is 82, gave a performance at the South Pole, becoming the first Indian to do so.The ... Read more...

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Why Big B sneaked into his house?


January 2nd, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan wouldn't have thought that he would be compelled to make a backdoor entry into his own house someday.The first day of ... Read more...

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‘Scrooge’ teacher reined in over Santa gaffe


December 5th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some parents were left really outraged after a New York schoolteacher told their wards there was nothing like Santa Claus. Some of the parents registered their ... Read more...

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Prince Harry didn’t tell queen about his Arctic trip


August 15th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Prince Harry, who went on a charity trip to the Arctic earlier this year, kept the visit secret from his grandmother Queen Elizabeth as he believed ... Read more...

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Melting ice turning the earth obese


July 8th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Melting ice in Antarctica and Greenland is swelling the volume of oceans, with the excess water gravitating towards the equator, fattening the planet in its ... Read more...

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Delhi celebrates longest day of year with solar fest


June 21st, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi June 21 (IANS) With scores of students and others in attendance, Delhi Tuesday celebrated the longest day of the year, called the summer solstice, with a skit and ... Read more...

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Solar fest in Delhi on longest day of the year


June 20th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Delhi will host a solar fest Tuesday to celebrate the longest day of the year - which marks the summer solstice in the northern ... Read more...

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Denmark to lay claim to North Pole


May 18th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 18 (IANS) Denmark plans to plant its flag on the North Pole to lay claim to the top of the world, according to reports here.Quoting reports from Denmark ... Read more...

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Prince Harry eyes Everest expedition for charity


April 27th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 27 (ANI): Prince Harry, who is patron of the charity 'Walking with the Wounded', has hinted that he would like to take part in its next charity expedition to Mount ... Read more...

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Cracked ice runway strands Prince Harry in Arctic


April 8th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 8 (ANI): Prince Harry has been left trapped in the Arctic while on an expedition with four disabled servicemen due to cracks formed in an ice runway.The Prince is likely ... Read more...

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‘Bored’ Prince Harry back to smoking


April 4th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 04 (ANI): Prince Harry, who tried to give up smoking after his 10-week stint in Afghanistan in 2008, is reportedly back to his old habit.The royal soldier, 26, has been ... Read more...

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Prince Harry travels to Arctic ahead of North Pole trek


March 29th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29(ANI): Britain's Prince Harry has arrived in Norway to take part in a charity walk to the North Pole with four disabled soldiers injured in the war in Afghanistan.Harry, who ... Read more...

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Prince Harry to appear on cover of men’s magazine


March 27th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) Prince Harry will appear on the cover of a men's magazine with wounded soldiers who would trek to the North Pole. Proceeds from the magazine's sales ... Read more...

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Did you know your horoscope signs have changed!


January 15th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) Look again, you may be reading somebody else's horoscope for a preview of your day. The astrological positions determined some 2,000 years ago no longer apply as the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Organics’ Found On Mars, Says New NASA Study


January 8th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study that has made space scientists excited indicates trace of life can be found on the soil of Mars. The study has been done ... Read more...

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Christmas Village greets tourists at China’s north pole


December 25th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 25 (IANS) A Santa Claus House, a Christmas Post Office and snow buildings are all set to greet the visitors to the Christmas Village which was opened in China's north ... Read more...

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Santa’s holiday wish-fulfillment op ‘driven by technology, not magic’


December 5th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): Contrary to the standard characterisation, Santa Claus is no wizard and his holiday wish-fulfilment operation is driven entirely by technology, not magic, reveals new book.Gregory Mone, in his ... Read more...

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Crowd Goes Berserk In Oprah Winfrey’s ‘Favorite Things’ Episode


November 19th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Friday morning the fans of Oprah Winfrey will witness the most lavish and special 'Favorite Things' episode in the history of the show. Oprah Winfrey appeared ... Read more...

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Climate change may result in tipping point for populations, not just species


October 21st, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): Researchers have indicated that as the Earth's climate gets warmer, species are expected to shift their geographical ranges away from the equator or to higher elevations."This study illustrates ... Read more...

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Double Honeymoon For Russell Brand And Katy Perry?


October 19th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Noted British Comedian and actor Russell Brand is all set to tie the knot with his fiance Katy Perry this month in India. The latest reports ... Read more...

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Pune woman sets record by ‘flying like a bird’ over Spain (With Images)


September 20th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 20 (IANS) Pune sportswoman Shital V. Mahajan-Rane 'flew' like a bird over Spain and successfully created a new Indian record of jumping from an aircraft at 13,000 feet, an aide ... Read more...

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Diego Forlan recognises Anil Kapoor


August 2nd, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) Uruguayan Diego Forlan, who bagged the golden ball as the best player of the football World Cup 2010, may not have seen many Indian films but there ... Read more...

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Evidence of 4bn-years-old life may be preserved in Martian rocks


July 30th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): A research on hydrothermal formation of Clay-Carbonate rocks in the Nili Fossae region of Mars could provide a link to evidence of living organisms on Mars, roughly 4 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Arctic to be ice-free in summer by 2050


July 21st, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Arctic will have no ice during the summer by the mid-21st Century, says the head of the Russian Meteorological Centre. "In 30-40 years, the Arctic may have ... Read more...

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NASA declares Phoenix Mars lander dead


May 25th, 2010 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (DPA) A robotic lander that confirmed the presence of ice on Mars was confirmed dead by NASA scientists Monday. The Phoenix Mars lander was damaged by harsh conditions during the ... Read more...

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Sunlight reflection confirms presence of liquid on Saturn’s moon Titan


May 6th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): NASA's Cassini Spacecraft has captured a glint of light reflecting from the surface of Saturn's moon Titan, which confirms the presence of a lake filled with liquid.The discovery ... Read more...

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British woman doctor becomes first to walk to North Pole


April 26th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.26 (ANI): A British woman doctor has become the first and the youngest to walk 500 miles to the North Pole. Twenty-seven-year-old Amelia Russell and her boyfriend Dan Darley, 34, walked ... Read more...

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Vernal Equinox 2010 Falls On March 20


March 19th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Mar 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After experiencing several chilly months of winter, people of the North Pole are waiting for the spring season. According to the reports, Saturday, March 20, 2010 ... Read more...

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NASA finds ice on the moon


March 4th, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA announced that it had found water on the north pole of the moon, that is sufficient enough to generate oxygen and/or even sustain a scientific ... Read more...

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NASA radar finds ice deposits on the moon


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:05 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – NASA announced Monday that scientists used data from a radar to detect ice deposits near the moon’s north pole.NASA's Mini-SAR instrument, a lightweight, synthetic aperture radar, found ... Read more...

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